Coronavirus live: global record 314,835 new India cases; Covid no longer England and Wales leading cause of death

Some hospitals in north of India run out of oxygen after record rise in cases; Covid no longer leading cause of death in England and Wales in March

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Bruno Le Maire, France’s finance minister, has said a consensus was emerging to maintain state-backed loans to help companies deal with impact of Covid until the end of 2021.

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This has been shared by Public Health England:

In late November last year, epidemiologists began noticing some unusual patterns in the spread of COVID-19 in the South East of England.

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